Quotes and Verses about Candles

There is not enough darkness in all the world to put out the light of even one small candle.
Robert Alden

Burn not thy fingers to snuff another man's candle.
James Howell

Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but it is the light by which the world looks for and finds merit.
James Russell Lowell

A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire,
men cannot live without a spiritual life.

It is a great pity but tis certain from every day's observation of man, that he may be set on fire like a candle, at either end provided there is a sufficient wick standing out.
Laurence Sterne

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.
William Arthur Ward

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it onto future generations.
George Bernard Shaw

It is better to light a candle that to curse the darkness.
Chinese Proverb

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
Edith Wharton

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.

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